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PAPA ROACH, BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE, I PREVAIL, SUICIDAL TENDENCIES Set For Next Year's SHIPROCKED

A spectacular music lineup has been announced for ShipRocked 2019, celebrating a decade of rock 'n' roll on the high seas January 26-31, 2019 onboard Carnival Valor for the first time. The greatest vacation ever will feature performances from PAPA ROACH, BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE, I PREVAIL, NOTHING MORE, SUICIDAL TENDENCIES, SEVENDUST, MOTIONLESS IN WHITE, ...

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MOTOR SISTER Feat. ANTHRAX, FATES WARNING, Ex-WHITE ZOMBIE Members: Second Album In The Works

On September 8, rock supergroup MOTOR SISTER — featuring Jim Wilson (MOTHER SUPERIOR), Scott Ian (ANTHRAX), Pearl Aday (Scott's wife and daughter of actor/musician Meat Loaf), Joey Vera (ARMORED SAINT, FATES WARNING) and John Tempesta (THE CULT) — will appear at Molly Malone's in Los Angeles for a special show. Following the event, MOTOR SISTER ...

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Fourth Annual 'Bowl For Ronnie' To Be Held In October

The fourth annual "Bowl For Ronnie" celebrity bowling party, benefiting the Ronnie James Dio Stand Up And Shout Cancer Fund, will take place on Thursday, October 25 at PINZ Bowling Center in Studio City, California. The event will be hosted by television and radio personality Eddie Trunk, who is heard on SiriusXM's Volume channel and ...

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TESLA Guitarist Says Working With PHIL COLLEN On Upcoming 'Shock' Album Was 'Really Cool And Pretty Organic'

TESLA guitarist Dave Rude recently spoke with Clint Switzer of the "Music Mania" podcast. The full conversation can be streamed below (interview starts at the 4:50 mark). A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On TESLA's recently completed tour with STYX and JOAN JETT AND THE BLACKHEARTS: Dave: "It was such a great tour. ...

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AS I LAY DYING Announces First U.S. Tour In Five Years

The reunited classic lineup of California metallers AS I LAY DYINGTim Lambesis on lead vocals, Jordan Mancino on drums, Phil Sgrosso on rhythm guitar and backing vocals, Nick Hipa on lead guitar and backing vocals, and Josh Gilbert on bass and clean vocals — has announced its first U.S. tour in five years. ...

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IN THIS MOMENT To Begin Recording Next Album In February

IN THIS MOMENT guitarist Chris Howorth has told Guitar Interactive magazine that the band will tentatively enter the studio in February 2019 to begin recording its next album. Regarding how the songwriting process in IN THIS MOMENT works, Howorth said (see video below): "It kind of depends. It could any way. The last two records ...

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SKINDRED Announces 'That's My Jam' U.S. Tour

Welsh "ragga metal" band SKINDRED has announced its return to North America in support of its new album, "Big Tings", which features the active rock radio smash "That's My Jam". The trek kicks off September 26 in Jacksonville, Florida and runs through October 12 in Tempe, Arizona. Support on the tour will come from SUMO ...

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AS I LAY DYING Announces Fall 2018 European Tour

The reunited classic lineup of California metallers AS I LAY DYINGTim Lambesis on lead vocals, Jordan Mancino on drums, Phil Sgrosso on rhythm guitar and backing vocals, Nick Hipa on lead guitar and backing vocals, and Josh Gilbert on bass and clean vocals — will embark on a European tour in December. The ...

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BLACK STAR RIDERS To Enter Studio In February

BLACK STAR RIDERS guitarist Scott Gorham has confirmed to Planet Rock that the band is planning to enter the studio early next year to begin recording its follow-up to 2017's "Heavy Fire" album. "I've got a few riffs that are coming out," he said at this past weekend's Steelhouse Festival in Wales (see video below). ...

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SPINAL TAP Bassist DEREK SMALLS: 'MRI' Video

"MRI", the new video from Derek Smalls, the bass force formerly of the fabled heavy metal band formerly known as SPINAL TAP, can be seen below. The song is taken from his first full-length solo venture, "Smalls Change (Meditations Upon Ageing)", which was released on April 13 via Twanky Records/BMG on digital, CD and vinyl. ...

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HALESTORM Announces Fall 2018 Tour Dates With IN THIS MOMENT, NEW YEARS DAY; BLABBERMOUTH.NET Presale Available

Grammy-winning hard rock band HALESTORM and Atlantic/Roadrunner band IN THIS MOMENT announced today a third leg of their all-female fronted tour, with NEW YEARS DAY supporting. The new dates begin November 16 in Norfolk, Virginia and run through December 16, wrapping in St. Petersburg, Florida. "You asked for it, and now you're gonna get it," ...

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Desolation - KHEMMIS

The genre of doom metal is overridden with dozens of pretenders cribbing from the playbooks of SLEEP and BLACK SABBATH, and all but a chosen few end up sliding almost immediately in one ear and out the other, not bringing much excitement to the table other than competently executed rehash. That said, there has been ...

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Listen To New NONPOINT Song 'Fix This'

NONPOINT will release its tenth album, "X", on August 24. The follow-up to 2016's "The Poison Red" was produced by Fred Archambault, who has previously worked with ATREYU and AVENGED SEVENFOLD, among others. A track from "X", titled "Fix This", can be streamed below. On "X", the quintet — Elias Soriano (vocals), Robb Rivera (drums), ...

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VIVIAN CAMPBELL On Strained Relationship With RONNIE JAMES DIO: 'We Both Made The Mistake Of Going After Each Other Through The Media'

Clint Switzer of the "Music Mania" podcast recently conducted an interview with DEF LEPPARD and LAST IN LINE guitarist Vivian Campbell. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On DEF LEPPARD's current co-headlining North American tour with JOURNEY: Vivian: "It's incredible, actually. It's a really good fit. ...

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